Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. did when the What think read you you headline?

2. the when in What word you your images 'veil' hear mind are?

3. are European veil countries face banning the full- Why?

4. ban the of think you do What?

5. they what wear to allowed be people Should public in want?

6. How 'traditional hurt might values' a face a country's veil full-?

7. the against rights Is ban human?

8. veil unfair Is face the against law the full-?

9. the ban who countries Are intolerant veil?

10. hurt ban the could How economy Austria's?

11. you reading article Did like this?

12. word the hear you when of think you do What 'ban'?

13. you you read think about What what do?

14. anyone to Should follow countries their allow religion?

15. Austria advice What women Muslim for have you do in?

16. becoming ? world the intolerant Is more

17. cultures ? live together better How can different

18. do you think Muslim Austrians feel about the ban ? How

19. Why show do their people faces have to?

20. leader questions like Austria's What you ask would to?

Back to the veils lesson.

Veils - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'veil'?
  3. Why are European countries banning the full-face veil?
  4. What do you think of the ban?
  5. Should people be allowed to wear what they want in public?
  6. How might a full-face veil hurt a country's 'traditional values'?
  7. Is the ban against human rights?
  8. Is the law against the full-face veil unfair?
  9. Are countries who ban the veil intolerant?
  10. How could the ban hurt Austria's economy?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'ban'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Should countries allow anyone to follow their religion?
  5. What advice do you have for Muslim women in Austria?
  6. Is the world becoming more intolerant?
  7. How can different cultures live together better?
  8. How do you think Muslim Austrians feel about the ban?
  9. Why do people have to show their faces?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Austria's leader?

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